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Environmentalist says Virginia has the opportunity to get ahead of the fracking industry and pass new regulations before any drillers would seek a permit.
The Potomac Conservancy has issued a scorecard on efforts in Maryland and the District of Columbia to combat the problems generated by stormwater runoff.
Decades-old styrofoam continues to blight the Anacostia River and now the District is considering a ban on the ubiquitous foamy plastic.
Mayor Vincent Gray has proposed banning Styrofoam food containers in the District, citing their harmful effect on the Anacostia River.
Residents in Spring Valley, the neighborhood built on a World War I chemical weapons testing and dumping site, are healthier than the nation overall, according to a new report by the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.
After a wreck in Arlington dumped 1,800 gallons of sewage into area storm drains, officials are warning residents and their pets to steer clear of Four Mile Run.
Republican Ken Cuccinelli is proposing cuts to taxes and regulations on energy to stimulate its growth in Virginia if he's elected governor this year.
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